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by Nina Munteanu • 17 comments
The burning of an author's books...has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays to the genius of its time — Joseph Lewis
The burning of an author's books...has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays to the genius of its time — Joseph Lewis In his 1821 play Almansor the German writer Heinrich Heine (referri...
by Nina Munteanu • 24 comments
Someone, who believed in my capacity to tell a good story, despite my shortcomings in delivery, handed me a slim copy of Stunk and White’s classic guide The Elements of Style.
When I first started writing stories — many more years ago than I care to admit — I knew that I was a poor speller, had generally bad syntax and often misused grammar. Someone, who believed in my capa...
by Alex Cabal • 9 comments
See what this Nebula nominee has to say about writing, revising, and the long road to success.
Our community liaison Stewart Ah Sing nabbed an exclusive interview with award-winner and Nebula nominee Brad Torgersen for this month's email newsletter. It's a great read--Brad has some interesting...
by Nina Munteanu • 6 comments
It was several days ago, as I was driving home from a friend’s place in the sultry dark of night that I noticed the change…
It was several days ago, as I was driving home from a friend’s place in the sultry dark of night that I noticed the change… Perhaps it was the rain and the winding road that nudged my psyche to wan...
by Nina Munteanu • 26 comments
Logical minds will reject art as too incoherent and imprecise to contribute to the knowledge base provided by scientific process. They will maintain that Beauty isn’t Truth, that the novel is just a work of fiction, and abstract art the arcane expression of a micro-culture.
It is quite possible … that we will always learn more about human life and personality from novels than from scientific psychology —Naom Chomsky In the 1920s, physicist Niels Bohr struggled to re-i...
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